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retail businesses

Retail businesses are some of the most difficult sectors to compete in. Learn how others get their products off the shelf.

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insights and advice

8 common online shopping problems customers have, and how to remedy them

Some people are still reluctant to shop online. We discuss the top reasons why, and offer some helpful tips on how small businesses can reassure their online customers.

e-commerce metrics
insights and advice

7 e-commerce metrics to learn and use for your online store

E-commerce metrics enable online businesses to decide, adapt, and grow faster. Here are the 7 most powerful e-commerce metrics, what they mean, and why they really matter.

durban

Afrikan Passion Designs: A line of love & eco-edge

The innovative approach that grew Afrikan Passion Designs – Nombuso Khanyile and Nisbert Kembo’s leather shoe and bag business.

The Yoco Bree Street store in Cape Town.
customer service

Right place, right time: launching the Yoco Bree Street Store

We recently launched our new Yoco Bree Street store in Cape Town. Find out why we did it and how it will help local businesses.

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insights and advice

How to open a retail shop

Despite e-commerce booming there is something unique about a brick-and-mortar shop. Find out how to open a retail store with this easy guide.

Zandile Tlhapi of Baby Friendly at her baby store in Khayelitsha, Cape Town.
cape town

Zandile Tlhapi: The first home-grown baby store in Khayelitsha

Zandi Tlhapi of Baby Friendly has big ambitions for her baby store – the first homegrown baby store in Khayelitsha. Read about her journey.

Theo Baloyi in his office at Bathu Shoes.
fashion businesses

Shoe No. 14

Bathu: Yoco Merchant #26 828

Shannon McLaughlin in the Ubuntu Baba factory in a story about protecting intellectual property.
cape town

Whose intellectual property is it anyway?

The story of Ubuntu Baba is a warning and an encouragement for small businesses. Read about the real world of intellectual property.

The Ubuntu Baba factory in Retreat, Cape Town.
cape town

Ubuntu Baba: The value of ubuntu

Ubuntu Baba: Yoco Merchant #12 119

A Yoco device and Ultimate Bike accessories.
retail businesses

How Jean Botha is growing Ultimate Bike with Yoco Capital

When Jean Botha wanted to grow Ultimate Bike, his shop for bike parts, he turned to Yoco Capital to get funding he needed. Here’s his story.

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e-commerce metrics

7 e-commerce metrics to learn and use for your online store

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How to stay connected through the COVID-19 outbreak

10 tips for reopening your beauty business safely

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Improve your small business’s online presence

A customer shopping at Patagonia in Cape Town using Yoco.

Yoco Point of Sale app: Set up your store

An image of Anna Savage, who runs the I Heart Market in Durban.

We Heart Anna – I Heart Market’s wonder woman

Orange speaker on a wall in an article about marketing trends.

Five marketing trends to incorporate into your business

The Yoco founders at the POS launch.

The Yoco Point of Sale Launch

The Yoco Product Development team.

Meet the Yoco Product Team

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Safeguarding your business finances during COVID-19

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Introducing getlion: the ultimate “super-app” for entrepreneurs

A guide to UIF applications for small business owners

The Yoco Go and its packaging.

Yoco Go reviews

Budget Speech 2020

Budget Speech 2020: top five things you need to know

The Yoco team at the Happiness Factory.

The Happiness Factory: 5 secrets to sweet success

The Hope on Hopkins distillery in Cape Town.

Hands on at Hope on Hopkins

An image of a store open sign in an article about opening a retail store.

How to open a retail shop

An image of the inside of an elevator in an article about making an elevator pitch.

The elevator pitch has left the building

online-shopping-problems

8 common online shopping problems customers have, and how to remedy them

An image of a Yoco device integrating with iKentoo.

Yoco’s Integrated Point of Sale Software Solutions

A barista in an article about increasing tips the Yoco way.

How to increase your tips – the Yoco way

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Support Small: Yoco merchants selling fabric face masks

Mikhail of the Yoco support team handling customer queries.

Meet the Yoco Support Team

Doing support at night.

Support at Yoco – we’ve got your back

The Small Business Pivot | The Yoco Guide

An image of Yoco being sold at DigiCape in an article about tips for selling on consignment.

4 tips for selling on consignment

Hlobsile Manana of Mbali Rose Hair.

Mbali Rose Hair: Making a hair business work

An image of a open store with no customers in an article about beating a sales slump.

Beat a sales slump: Working on yourself

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Learn how to build, run, and grow a profitable online store | Win With Woo

Mokgadi Mabela, founder of Native Nosi.

Mokgadi Mabela: Beehind the story

A customer shopping at Patagonia in Cape Town using Yoco.

5 ways Yoco Payments help new businesses

Eben Uys, founder of Mad Giant Brewery, shares what he has learnt from building his modest brewery into a world-class destination.

Business lessons from Mad Giant Brewery

Yoco’s Working from Home Guide

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VAT 101: Getting money back from SARS

Sue van der Linde of Iris House offers five tips for fundraising.

Five fundraising tips from Iris House Founder, Sue van der Linde